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‘MasterChef Junior’ student Ben Watkins, 13 years old, diagnosed with a rare tumor 3 years after the death of his parents

By Jackie Willis‍, 2 hours ago Photo: FOX / MasterChef Junior It is another difficult time for Ben Watkins and his family. Just three years after the death of his two parents, Watkins has been diagnosed with Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma, an extremely rare soft tissue tumor that is usually seen in children and young adults. He was informed of the news shortly after turning 13 in September. In 2017, Watkins' parents were found dead after an incident of domestic violence that was ruled murder-suicide, according to the Chicago Tribune. The newspaper reported that Watkins' father shot and killed his mother, and then himself. At the time of his parents' death, Watkins had just finished filming season 6 of Fox's...